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Bowers & Wilkins PX headphones are company's first with active noise cancellation

Bowers & Wilkins PX headphones are company's first with active noise cancellation

By Rik Henderson

Bowers and Wilkins has finally entered the ANC arena with its PX headphones. The over-ear cans come with active noise cancellation and replace the company's P7 Wireless in its line-up.That's because they have audiophile traits, even with the noise cancellation... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins PX review: ANC and audiophile talents combine in these knock-out over-ears
5.0 stars

Bowers & Wilkins PX review: ANC and audiophile talents combine in these knock-out over-ears

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins always takes its time over things. It is never one to rush out a speaker or pair of headphones simply because a new technology has popped up. It would rather do something well or not at all.That has been evidenced in almost all of its... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless review: Bluetooth without compromise
5.0 stars

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless review: Bluetooth without compromise

By Rik Henderson

How do you improve one of the best pair of headphones on the market? Make them wireless that's how.The Bowers & Wilkins P7 over-ears have been a favourite of ours since their release in 2013. They have held their own against many competitors in the over-ear... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature headphones preview: For those serious about their music

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature headphones preview: For those serious about their music

By Rik Henderson

It was only a short while ago when Bowers & Wilkins unveiled the P7 Wireless, a wire-free version of its then flagship headphones and they are top quality - worthy of a premium tag for sure. However, the company has just gone one better. There are now... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones go Wireless, perfect match for iPhone 7?

Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones go Wireless, perfect match for iPhone 7?

By Rik Henderson

After having great success with the wireless version of its P5 over-ear headphones Bowers & Wilkins has adopted the same Bluetooth technology for its high-end, top-of-the-range P7 pair too.The Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless headphones uses aptX Bluetooth... Read more

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

By Rik Henderson

When the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless arrived at the tail end of last year it blew us away. It was (and still is) a glorious refresh of the speaker that defined the high-end iPod dock category and there are few rivals that can match its audio... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins goes gold with Burberry T7 Bluetooth speaker

Bowers & Wilkins goes gold with Burberry T7 Bluetooth speaker

By Luke Edwards

Bowers & Wilkins has announced a partnership with Burberry to create the T7 Gold Edition compact Bluetooth speaker.The Bowers & Wilkins T7 is already an established Bluetooth speaker that, it says, is its most portable design to date. That connectivity... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless review: Big, bold and Bluetooth at last
5.0 stars

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless review: Big, bold and Bluetooth at last

By Rik Henderson

It's been more than four years since Bowers & Wilkins last unleashed a Zeppelin speaker system onto the world - and almost eight since the first one nigh-on created the high-end iPod dock category (remember those?). Now the oval audio behemoth is back... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables
4.5 stars

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables

By Rik Henderson

When Bowers & Wilkins released the T7 wireless Bluetooth speaker, its quality considering its portability was outstanding. It was also the first time the company had opted for that specific wire-free technology, having only dabbled with Apple AirPlay... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins T7 review: The Bluetooth speaker worth waiting for
5.0 stars

Bowers & Wilkins T7 review: The Bluetooth speaker worth waiting for

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins must have grown tired of questions about when it would enter the Bluetooth speaker market. After all, it was one of the pioneers of premium iPod and iPhone docks with its Zeppelin range. It even embraced Airplay as a wireless music transmission... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 upgrades over-ear cans with top-spec drivers, C5 S2 in-ears also available

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 upgrades over-ear cans with top-spec drivers, C5 S2 in-ears also available

By Mike Lowe

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Series 2 is the update to one of our favourite over-ear headphones in recent years. Adding new drivers based on those found in the top-spec P7 series, the P5 S2 promises big sound from its small scale.These drivers are described by... Read more

Experiencing the ultimate Bowers & Wilkins sound system - but you won't find it in any home

Experiencing the ultimate Bowers & Wilkins sound system - but you won't find it in any home

By Mike Lowe

Think of festivals and a mix of mud-caked wellies and lukewarm cider tends to spring to mind. That and the music of course: but it's usually a mix of body-shaking bass bins and enough excess top-end output to carve away another couple of years of hearing... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins revamps 600 Series speaker range, aimed at home cinema and hi-fi

Bowers & Wilkins revamps 600 Series speaker range, aimed at home cinema and hi-fi

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has launched a revamped line-up of speakers for its 600 Series. There are six new speakers in the range in total, with two differently sized floorstanders, the 683 and 684, a bookshelf satellite, the 685, and a compact speaker for those... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins teams with Maserati for special-edition blue P5 headphones

Bowers & Wilkins teams with Maserati for special-edition blue P5 headphones

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins and car manufacturer Maserati have partnered to bring you a special-edition pair of P5 portable headphones. The company's already share a good working relationship, with the audio brand providing tuned in-car audio systems for the Maserati... Read more

Want four P3 headphones? Get this Bowers and Wilkins box set for £679

Want four P3 headphones? Get this Bowers and Wilkins box set for £679

By Elyse Betters

British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has a new box set featuring four pairs of P3 headphones, and it's called Spectrum of Sound.Landing just in time for Christmas, the box set notably features all four colours (red, blue, black and white) together for... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins P7 review
5.0 stars

Bowers and Wilkins P7 review

By Rik Henderson

For all its audiophile heritage and reputation as something of a style connoisseur, it is strange that Bowers & Wilkins has until now abstained from competing in the higher-end headphone space with the launch of its B&W P7 over-ears.Don’t get us wrong,... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P7 over-ear headphones announced to sit at top of the line-up

Bowers & Wilkins P7 over-ear headphones announced to sit at top of the line-up

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has announced a new pair of headphones that immediately sit on top of its illustrious range. Dubbed Bowers & Wilkins P7, the new pair are the first from the British audio specialist to fit over the ear rather than on or inside.They are... Read more

Bower & Wilkins P3 headphones get a lick of rouge in red makeover

Bower & Wilkins P3 headphones get a lick of rouge in red makeover

By Luke Edwards

The supremely excellent Bower & Wilkins P3 headphones are now available in red along with the blue, white and black options already on offer. So if you're a budding vampire and can't stand seeing blood splatter on your white P3s as you dine, you're in... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones now available in blue

Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones now available in blue

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has introduced a new colour scheme for its much-loved P3 headphones - blue. Joining the existing black and white models, the electric blue edition 'phones feature the same audio refinement, but with an in-your-face vibrancy.Perhaps swayed... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins introduces entry level iPhone 5 dock Z2, leaves out none of the audiophile spec

Bowers & Wilkins introduces entry level iPhone 5 dock Z2, leaves out none of the audiophile spec

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has announced a new speaker dock designed predominently for the iPhone 5 to sit just below the Zeppelin Air in its line-up. The Bowers & Wilkins Z2 is a far smaller device than the Zeppelin Air, looking similar to the Zeppelin Mini from... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 iPhone 5 and AirPlay dock pictures and hands-on

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 iPhone 5 and AirPlay dock pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Audiophile speaker company Bowers & Wilkins has built a reputation for high-end, top-quality iPod and iPhone docks over the years, but they have often remained just a touch out of reach for some. Either the price has steered consumers into making compromises... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins offers new colour choices for P5 and C5 headphones

Bowers & Wilkins offers new colour choices for P5 and C5 headphones

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins now offers two new colour schemes for its hugely popular P5 and C5 headphones. While the new editions retain all of the audio performance characteristics that have impressed the Pocket-lint team in the past, there's more design choice.As... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins upgrades its soundbar, calls it Panorama 2

Bowers & Wilkins upgrades its soundbar, calls it Panorama 2

By Rik Henderson

The Bowers & Wilkins Panorama soundbar has been around for nigh-on three years now, so it's just about time for a refresh, don't you think? And, low and behold - that's exactly what the speaker company has gone and done.The Bowers & Wilkins Panorama... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins launches Wireless Music Systems range with A5 and A7 speakers

Bowers & Wilkins launches Wireless Music Systems range with A5 and A7 speakers

By Rik Henderson

Top audio kit firm Bowers & Wilkins has created a new product category to sit with its high-end speakers, headphones and other solutions. The Wireless Music Systems range will be launched with the introduction of two new Apple AirPlay-enabled products.The... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones
4.5 stars

Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones

By Mike Lowe

Bowers and Wilkins has a strong reputation when it comes to audio. The company’s speaker systems are enviable (and expensive) and have impressed audiophiles for an age.Enter the B&W P3 over-ear headphones: as part of the P-range, at the top of which... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins MT-60D Mini Theatre system pictures and hands-on

Bowers & Wilkins MT-60D Mini Theatre system pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Bowers and Wilkins has refreshed its Mini Theatre speaker systems with two updated 5.1 packages and Pocket-lint was on hand to try out the higher specified set-up at the company's headquarters in Worthing. The MT-60D differs from the MT-50 by swapping... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins refreshes Mini Theatre systems with MT-50 and MT-60D

Bowers & Wilkins refreshes Mini Theatre systems with MT-50 and MT-60D

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has scrapped its hugely successful, award-winning Mini Theatre 5.1 speaker systems, the MT-25 and MT-30, and replaced them with new all-in-one packages that have mostly been redesigned from the ground up. The MT-50 features the brand... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins C5
4.0 stars

Bowers and Wilkins C5

By Chris Hall

The market for accessory headphones has never been more competitive. Thanks to the fact that phone manufacturers usually put the cheapest headphones they can find in the box, upgrading your device's headphones is top of the list when it comes to improving... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins releases high quality version of new Peter Gabriel album

Bowers & Wilkins releases high quality version of new Peter Gabriel album

By Hunter Skipworth

Bowers and Wilkins has released a super high quality version of the new Peter Gabriel album New Blood. It uses a 24-bit FLAC encode and is available for download exclusively via Bowers and Wilkin's website.Included with the special edition double disc... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air app hits the App Store

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air app hits the App Store

By Paul Lamkin

Bowers & Wilkins, the UK based audio specialist, has announced a new iOS app -  Zeppelin Air - designed to get iPhone music fans sharing their musical tastes.The app, which takes its name from the Apple AirPlay enabled Bowers & Wilkins speaker, is obviously... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins C5 takes the in-ear plunge

Bowers & Wilkins C5 takes the in-ear plunge

By Paul Lamkin

Bowers & Wilkins want to get in your ears. Not metaphorically, with the sound from its speakers - but literally with its newly announced C5 earphones.The C5 features a "Secure Loop" which hold the bud firmly in your lug-hole, without the traditional over... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins PM1: Small in stature, not in price

Bowers & Wilkins PM1: Small in stature, not in price

By Paul Lamkin

Bowers & Wilkins has brought its latest stylish audio option to the table - the suave looking PM1 speaker which it describes as "probably the most refined small speaker yet created".The PM1 compact loudspeaker features a carbon based tweeter that is designed... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air
4.5 stars

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air

By Libby Plummer

We were very impressed with the original Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin speakers when we reviewed them back in 2008, so we were pleased to hear about the launch of the Apple AirPlay-enabled version. We managed to get a sneak preview of the Zeppelin Air shortly... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air hands-on

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air hands-on

By Libby Plummer

Bowers & Wilkins has introduced an updated version of its award-winning Zeppelin speaker, with vastly improved acoustic performance as well as Apple AirPlay capability, and we were lucky enough to get up close and personal with the Zeppelin Air for some... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins finally releases the Zeppelin Air

Bowers & Wilkins finally releases the Zeppelin Air

By Paul Lamkin

We all knew that it'd be coming, but that doesn't make it any less exciting. Yes ladies and fanboys, the Zeppelin Air has finally arrived.Bringing Apple's AirPlay tech to the hugely successful Zeppelin iPod dock, Bowers & Wilkins will be hoping to tap... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins MM-1
4.5 stars

Bowers and Wilkins MM-1

By Chris Hall

The Bowers & Wilkins MM-1 speakers are designed for use with your PC and promise to bring with them hi-fi quality sound. Lift the MM-1 out of the box, and that £400 you parted with to get these speakers is obvious in the design. Two lovingly crafted... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins P5 headphones
4.5 stars

Bowers and Wilkins P5 headphones

By Chris Hall

Bowers & Wilkins struggle not to blow you away. From the most lust-worthy speakers, through to the design statement that is the Zeppelin iPod dock. The P5 step into the limelight knowing that audiophiles are going to be peering very closely at them.It's... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Mini iPod speaker
4.0 stars

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Mini iPod speaker

By Stuart Miles

The premise of the Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Mini is a simple one, to offer the same sound and experience as the original Zeppelin, but without the massive design and size - we find out whether it succeeds.When Bowers & Wilkins released the original Zeppelin... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins MM-1 ears on

Bowers and Wilkins MM-1 ears on

By Stuart Miles

Announced in early November, we've managed to score a photo gallery and ears on with the new Bowers and Wilkins MM-1 PC speakers that according to the company will "revolutionise the experience" of music, video and games.The speakers, which as you can... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins reveals MM-1 PC speakers

Bowers and Wilkins reveals MM-1 PC speakers

By Duncan Geere

Hi-Fi manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins, which showed off its first pair of headphones the other day, has also built a pair of desktop speakers for use with computers. The MM-1 PC speakers claim to "revolutionise the experience" of music, video and games.The... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins announce P5 headphones

Bowers and Wilkins announce P5 headphones

By Duncan Geere

High-end Hi-Fi manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins has announced its first ever pair of headphones. The snappily-named P5 Mobile Hi-Fi Headphone (singular) offers metal and New Zealand sheep-leather earpads, noise isolation and a microphone for iPhone compatibility.Bowers... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins to unveil Panorama in the UK

Bowers and Wilkins to unveil Panorama in the UK

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Due to be announced for the UK market this month, Bowers & Wilkins will launch the Panorama, describing it as a "new breed of soundbar". Angled as the "ideal" way to upgrade your 37-inches-and-up flatscreen TV's sound, the one-box solution claims to offer... Read more

Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin iPod speakers
4.5 stars

Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin iPod speakers

By Stuart Miles

When you make speakers that would be more at home on the set of Aliens than your average three-bed semi, your iPod speaker is going to look a bit different, but can the Zeppelin from Bowers & Wilkins offer more than just interesting looks? We get listening... Read more

B and W Music Club downloads launch

B and W Music Club downloads launch

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Bowers & Wilkins has announced the launch of the B&W Music Club, in partnership with Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios. B&W Music Club is described as an online community for audiophiles and music fans that will offer exclusive monthly albums to its... Read more

Jaguar XF gets optional extra Bowers and Wilkins sound system

Jaguar XF gets optional extra Bowers and Wilkins sound system

By Amy-Mae Elliott

British specialist hi-fi and home cinema loudspeaker manufacturer Bowers & Wilkins has worked with Jaguar designers "to redefine the way audio systems are created for vehicles". Bowers & Wilkins audio specialists have worked in partnership with Jaguar's... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins revamps and reissues 600 series

Bowers & Wilkins revamps and reissues 600 series

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Bowers & Wilkins has redesigned its most successful speaker range - the 600 Series. Featuring classic B&W tech such as Nautilus tube tweeters (first seen in the company’s £35,000 Nautilus loudspeaker) and Kevlar mid/bass units, the new 600 Series also... Read more

Top end Bowers & Wilkins limited edition Hi-Fi speaker sets

Top end Bowers & Wilkins limited edition Hi-Fi speaker sets

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Diamonds and marble are the materials at the heart of a new, limited-edition Hi-Fi speaker from British speaker specialist Bowers & Wilkins. Coupled with a bespoke look and feel from Kenneth Grange, one of the leading British designers of his generation,... Read more